Objective: Teacher(s) and student(s) improve physical fitness and undertake physically demanding tasks and challenges. Learn how to fall, remain calm and safe, hold focus, be brave, have courage, know discipline, hone in on the body’s senses and abilities, all while showing deep respect for the earth and animal kind.
Monday: Math & Martial Arts
Examples of activities: Keep a ball or balloon in the air together for as long as possible, undergo balance challenges and hold poses, chalk shapes to jump to/from
Try it out:
Week 1: Karate or Kung Fu
Week 2: Tai Chi
Week 3: Kendo or Monkey Stick or Bo Staff
Week 4: Tae Kwon Do
Tuesday: Science and Gymnastics
Routine: Balance Beams, bolsters, cushions (run, jump, roll, crawl through, under, over, stretch, sing warm up songs, free play, blow bubbles, earn stamps/stickers). Do science experiments that measure distance and speed. What scientific principles are in play today? What muscles are we using and how are they working together? What can we do with our bodies?
Wednesday: Art, Engineering, and Dance/Fitness
Thursday: Dramatic Arts and Games
Friday: Technology and Fitness
Saturday/Sunday: Sports skills